Category: Science at Home : STEM

Can bacteria break down plastic?

Can Bacteria Break Down Plastic?

Can bacteria break down plastic? As in plastic-eating bacteria? That sounds like science fiction, especially considering that plastic is manmade. Guess what?

best way to keep your brain sharp

Best Way to Keep Your Brain Sharp

I bet you want to know the best way to keep your brain sharp! Naturally, I investigated with science. I found the answers. One solution is wickedly simple!

Does the 7 Minute workout work?

Does the 7 Minute Workout Work?

Does the 7 minute workout work? With this darn pandemic wearing thin, it’s more vital than ever to find a way to exercise. You may not feel comfortable going back to the gym. Avoiding people on crowded paths is dodgy. (pun intended) The obvious answer is working out at home. What about the 7 minute workout to increase metabolism?

Top 12 Astronomy Events In 2021

Top 12 Astronomy Events In 2021

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of 2020. 2021 will be better. I’ve just compiled a list of the top 12 astronomy events in 2021!

From meteor showers to lunar eclipses and solar eclipses, with chances to see Mercury in the horizon and Saturn at opposition, these astronomical events ARE happening, no matter what’s going on with us humans. They’ll be spectacular, and require nothing but a clear sky.

Louie drinking from a bottle

Science At Home : 2 Fun Experiments!

I’ve mapped out two fun, easy experiments that you can do with your kids, grandkids, highlight in a zoom meeting, or classroom.

I shouldn’t call science a trick, but both of these easy experiments make great practical jokes.

So let’s get to it. Time to trick…I mean impress your posse with science at home!

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8 Great Science Fiction Books for Kids

Do your kids love science fiction books? If you want to hook your kids or classroom into some great science fiction or science themed books, I’ve got your back! Here are some great science fiction middle grade books for ages 8-14!

Artificial Satellites and How to See Them

How To See Artificial Satellites

Ever wonder how to see artificial satellites! You can see artificial satellites with the naked eye. I’m going to show you how.

Magnet Magic

Science At Home : Magnets

People in movies and books find their way out of the woods by making their own compass out of who knows what. This skill is COOL.

In the interest of us all being cool, a blog post was in order.

Impress Your Posse With Science Magic : Bulb Magic

Science At Home : FLOWERS

Want to impress your kids, friends, significant other, w/ easy science magic? Make your neighbors jealous!

I’ve got a perfect STEM activity. Botany magic!

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